WorldCat Identities

Magnani, Anna 1908-1973

Works: 240 works in 754 publications in 7 languages and 7,177 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Fiction  Biography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Open city ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The loyalties of an impoverished mother-to-be and a parish priest are tested by the German forces which occupy their homeland during World War II
Mamma Roma by Pier Paolo Pasolini ( Visual )
74 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged prostitute attempts to extricte herself from her sordid past for the sake of her son. Mamma Roma offers an unflinching look at the struggle for survival in postwar Italy
The rose tattoo by Daniel Mann ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Serafina is a Sicillian woman who now lives in the American South. She is mourning the death of her beloved husband, constantly telling herself stories of their time together. Her fragile, emotional existence is shattered when she discovers that her husband had been having an affair. Luckily, Serafina meets truck driver Mangiacavello and their tentative romance may help her through this troubling time
The fugitive kind by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and French and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A smoldering, snakeskin-jacketed Val Xavier is a guitar-strumming drifter trying to go straight. He finds work and solace in a Southern small-town variety store run by Lady Torrance, who's lonely, sexually frustrated, and abused by her vile, deathly ill husband, and who proves as much a temptation for Val as local wild child Carol, who tries to seduce him
Roma by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film adaptation of Federico Fellini's reminiscences of Rome before World War II, as compared to the present as it was when the film was originally produced (1972)
Roberto Rossellini's War trilogy by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in French and Italian and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With their stripped-down aesthetic, largely nonprofessional casts, and unorthodox approaches to storytelling, these intensely emotional works were international sensations and came to define the neorealist movement. Shot in battle-ravaged Italy and Germany
Roma, città aperta by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Nazis occupied Rome, a brave few fought against it. An underground agent who is cornered by the Germans in a certain quarter of Rome, flees the Germans. In the course of his flight he imperils his resistance friends
Bellissima by Luchino Visconti ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maddalena Cecconi glaubt, ihre kleine Tochter Maria sei zum Filmstar berufen und hofft, mit der Karriere der Kleinen zu einem glanzvollen Leben aufsteigen zu können
The golden coach by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Camilla is the leading star of a commedia dell'arte troupe touring colonial Peru in the early 18th century. The actors arrive on the same boat that transports the new golden coach of the Viceroy. Camilla has to dally with her three lovers-- Felipe, a young officer, a suave Viceroy, and Ramon a bullfighter. Each man desires Camilla for different purposes
Jean Renoir's The golden coach ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eighteenth-century comic fantasy about a viceroy in Central America who receives a golden coach and gives it to the star of a touring commedia dell'arte company. Shot and released simultaneously in English, French, and Italian language versions; Renoir was said to prefer this English language version of the three
Stage & spectacle three films by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Near the end of his long and celebrated career, master filmmaker Jean Renoir indulged his lifelong obsession with life-as-theater and in rapid succession directed The Golden Coach (1953), French Cancan (1955), and Elena and Her Men (1956), three delirious films infatuated with the past, love, and artifice
L'Amore by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents two episodes. In the first part, a woman talks on the phone to the man who has forsaken her. In the second part, a peasant woman is seduced and is convinced she will give birth to a new Messiah
The secret of Santa Vittoria ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drunken buffoon (Anthony Quinn) is elected as mayor a small Italian village that must hide its one million bottles of wine from the occupying Nazis
Rom, offene Stadt ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in German and Multiple languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Aktivitäten, die Verfolgung und das grausame Ende einer italienischen Widerstandsgruppe zur Zeit der deutschen Besatzung Roms (1944). Im Mittelpunkt die Schicksale eines in einer illegalen Druckerei beschäftigten Arbeiters und eines Priesters, der ihm und anderen Verfolgten Schutz gewährt. Der Film wurde noch während des Krieges konzipiert und beruft sich auf historisch belegte Begebenheiten. Rossellini inszenierte mit persönlichem, spontanem Engagement in dokumentarischem Stil. Ein Zeugnis der Zeitgeschichte - und ein Meilenstein der Filmgeschichte, der den italienischen "Neorealismus" weltweit berühmt machte
The miracle ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1948 and 1998 in Italian and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A religious woman, tending goats on a hillside, decides that life is worthless. A stranger, whom she identifies as St. Joseph, appears to her. Through this stranger, a series of events take place which lead the woman to a dramatic and enlightening understanding at the conclusion of the story
Roma, cittá aperta Rome ville ouverte by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Témoignage brut et sans concession de la résistance du peuple romain face à l'occupant allemand, Rome ville ouverte est animé d'un souci d'authenticité rarement atteint par le septième art. S'inspirant de faits réels, tourné à chaud dans un style documentaire débarrassé des oripeaux mélodramatiques traditionnels, le chef-d'œuvre de Rossellini est considéré à juste titre comme le premier film "néo-réaliste", ouvrant la voie à un des courants majeurs du cinéma mondial
Citta aperta open city ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in Italian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rossellini's classic is representative of neo-realistic cinema. The story takes place in Rome during the Nazi occupation where a priest who is helping the Italian resistance fighters is discovered and arrested by the SS
Nella città l'inferno by Renato Castellani ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about an innocent housewife falsely convicted of theft. Sent to a women's prison in Rome, she is trying to survive and learn to cope in the company of murderers, thieves and prostitutes
Teresa Venerdì by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story about a young physician working in an orphanage who finds himself innocently involved with three women. What unfolds is a hilarious comedy filled with action, intrique and jealousy
The blind woman of Sorrento ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When she was only a child, Beatrice witnessed the brutal murder of her mother and lost her sight from the shock. An innocent man was convicted and executed for the crime. Beatrice now has a chance to restore her sight and reveal the real killer
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Magnaniová, Anna, 1908-1973
Mani︠a︡ni, Ana, 1908-1973
Maniani, Anna, 1908-1973
Manʹi︠a︡ni, Hanna, 1908-1973
Manjani, Ana, 1908-1973
Manyani, Anah, 1908-1973
Manyani, Anna, 1908-1973
Nannarella, 1908-1973
Μανιάνι, Αννα, 1908-1973
Магнани, Анна, 1908-1973
Маньяни, Анна, 1908-1973
Маньяні, Анна, 1908-1973
Маньяні, Ганна, 1908-1973
Маняни, Ана, 1908-1973
Мањани, Ана, 1908-1973
מניאני, אנה, 1908-1973
Italian (263)
English (76)
German (45)
French (19)
Spanish (14)
Multiple languages (6)
Japanese (3)